List of Famous people born in Ontario, Canada

Justin Bieber

Justin Drew Bieber
First Name Justin
Last Name Bieber
Born on March 1, 1994 (age 30)
Born in Canada, Ontario
Height 171 cm | 5'7

Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Discovered at age 13 by talent manager Scooter Braun after he had watched Bieber's YouTube cover song videos, Bieber was signed to RBMG Records in 2008. With Bieber's debut EP My World, released in late 2009, Bieber became the first artist to have seven songs from a debut record chart on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Drake

Aubrey Drake Graham
Born on October 24, 1986 (age 37)
Born in Canada, Ontario

Aubrey Drake Graham is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur. A prominent figure in popular music, Drake is credited for popularizing the Toronto sound. He first gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001-2007); intent on pursuing a career in music, he left the series after releasing his debut mixtape Room for Improvement. He released two more independent projects, Comeback Season and So Far Gone, before signing to Young Money Entertainment.

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Jim Carrey

James Eugene Carrey
First Name Jim
Last Name Carrey
Born on January 17, 1962 (age 62)
Born in Canada, Ontario
Height 187 cm | 6'2

James Eugene Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian and writer. Known for his energetic slapstick performances, Carrey first gained recognition in 1990, after landing a regular role in the American sketch comedy television series In Living Color. His first leading roles in motion pictures came with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), The Mask (1994), Dumb and Dumber (1994), and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), as well portraying the Riddler in Batman Forever (1995), and the lead role in Liar Liar (1997).

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Emma Raducanu

First Name Emma
Born on November 13, 2002 (age 21)
Born in Canada, Ontario

Emma Raducanu is a British tennis player.

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Avril Lavigne

Avril Ramona Lavigne
First Name Avril
Last Name Lavigne
Born on September 27, 1984 (age 39)
Born in Canada, Ontario
Height 155 cm | 5'1

Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain, and by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million.

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Ryan Gosling

First Name Ryan
Last Name Gosling
Born on November 12, 1980 (age 43)
Born in Canada, Ontario
Height 184 cm | 6'0

Ryan Thomas Gosling is a Canadian actor and musician. He began his career as a child star on the Disney Channel's The Mickey Mouse Club (1993–1995), and went on to appear in other family entertainment programs, including Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1995) and Goosebumps (1996). His first starring film role was as a Jewish neo-Nazi in The Believer (2001), and he went on to star in several independent films, including Murder by Numbers (2002), The Slaughter Rule (2002), and The United States of Leland (2003).

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Shawn Mendes

Shawn Peter Raul Mendes
First Name Shawn
Last Name Mendes
Born on August 8, 1998 (age 25)
Born in Canada, Ontario
Height 185 cm | 6'1

Shawn Peter Raul Mendes is a Canadian singer and songwriter. He gained a following in 2013, posting song covers on the video-sharing application Vine. The following year, he caught the attention of artist manager Andrew Gertler and Island Records A&R Ziggy Chareton, which led to him signing a deal with the record label. Mendes's self-titled debut EP was released in 2014, followed by his debut studio album Handwritten in 2015. Handwritten debuted atop the US Billboard 200, making Mendes one of five artists ever to debut at number one before the age of 18. The single "Stitches" reached number one in the UK and the top 10 in the US and Canada.

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John Candy

John Franklin Candy
First Name John
Last Name Candy
Born on October 31, 1950
Died on March 4, 1994 (aged 43)
Born in Canada, Ontario
Height 188 cm | 6'2

John Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor and comedian known mainly for his work in Hollywood films. Candy rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of the Second City and its Second City Television (SCTV) series, and through his appearances in comedy films, including Stripes, Splash, Cool Runnings, Summer Rental, The Great Outdoors, Spaceballs, and Uncle Buck, as well as more dramatic roles in Only the Lonely and JFK. One of his most renowned onscreen performances was as Del Griffith, the talkative shower-curtain ring salesman in the John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles. In addition to his work as an actor, Candy was a co-owner of the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League from 1991 until his death, and the team won the 1991 Grey Cup under his ownership. Candy died of a heart attack in 1994 at the age of 43. His final two films, Wagons East and Canadian Bacon, are dedicated to his memory.

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Sunny Leone

Karenjit Kaur Vohra
First Name Sunny
Last Name Leone
Born on May 13, 1981 (age 42)
Born in Canada, Ontario
Height 163 cm | 5'4

Karenjit Kaur Vohra, known by her stage name Sunny Leone, is a model and an actress in the Indian film industry and a former pornographic actress. She has Indian, Canadian and American citizenship. She has also used the stage name Karen Malhotra. She was named Penthouse Pet of the Year in 2003, was a contract performer for Vivid Entertainment, and was named by Maxim as one of the 12 top porn stars in 2010.

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Justin Trudeau

Justin Pierre James Trudeau
First Name Justin
Last Name Trudeau
Born in Canada, Ontario
Height 187 cm | 6'2

Justin Pierre James Trudeau is a Canadian politician who has served as the 23rd prime minister of Canada since 2015 and has been the leader of the Liberal Party since 2013. Trudeau is the second-youngest prime minister in Canadian history; he is also the first to be the child or other relative of a previous holder of the post, as the eldest son of Pierre Trudeau.

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